February 2022

ADOPTION DIARY FEB 2022

The latest news on some of the precious animals YOU look after.

 

CHINOISE THE CHIMPANZEE

Clowning around

While the other chimps focus on feeding, it does your heart good to watch Chinoise enjoy life at Limbe Wildlife Centre.

Too busy rolling around to gather food, she then begs an older orphan to hand over their tasty snack. But when ignored, she just somersaults merrily away.

Thanks for helping care for this enchanting acrobat!

 

A photo of a cheetah in a box, she is looking upwards towards the camera and there is a bowl of water and the bottom right of the image.

THE CHEETAH FAMILY

I need a name!

With your help, a beautiful young cheetah kept chained by an illegal wildlife trader, is now safe in our care after an emergency rescue mission from the city of Jijiga in eastern Ethiopia.

It was a four-day round trip for our dedicated rescue team to pick her up, but now this stunning female needs a name.

Enter our poll to name her here.

A photo of two giraffes standing in a leafy area, looking directly into the camera lens

THE GIRAFFE FAMILY

Twiga* Team in action

With long limbs picking their way through undergrowth, your rare giraffes can be vulnerable to snares, set illegally to catch ‘bushmeat’ in Meru National Park, Kenya.

To keep your gentle giants safe from harm, a team of local men and women are being trained as Giraffe Guardians to patrol the park, remove deadly wire traps and report any illegal activity. 
*Swahili for giraffe

 

A photo of a wooden wall with a pangolin drawn on it in chalk and the word MONA written below

THE PANGOLIN FAMILY

Keeping Mona safe

We love this drawing of Mona the rescued black-bellied pangolin, returned to the wild with your help in Central African Republic. Spotted on the door of her monitoring team’s dormitory, the artist is Etienne, one of four local Ba’aka trackers who follow her every day to keep her safe.

How great to see his special bond with Mona!

A photo of a log cabin in the forest surrounded by deep snow.

KYRIAKOS THE BROWN BEAR

Adoptions are go!

New adoptions for Kyriakos are back on track thanks to a fresh delivery of cuddly toys. But your mighty brown bear has other priorities than toys right now.  

After heavy snow at Arcturos bear sanctuary in Greece it’s hibernation time for all the bears including Kyriakos. Well, all except his intrepid twin Manolis, who still ventures outside despite the cold.

 

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Images © LWC, SPP, Born Free Ethiopia, Blake McGrow, Arcturos

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